On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1823

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President James Monroe declares the "Monroe Doctrine" opposing European colonialism in the Americas, arguing any European political intervention in the New World would be a hostile act against the United States

5th US President James Monroe
5th US President
James Monroe

1823 Highlights

About December 2, 1823

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 197 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius